Richard
Marsh

Writer for theatre, television and radio.

Richard is a playwright, screenwriter, lyricist, poet and occasional actor.

For TV, Richard is currently developing a sci-fi drama with Slam Films and family comedy Mountain Time with Fee-Fi-Fo Films. He’s also writing romantic dramedy OK, Zoomer with Jon Brittain for NBC Universal.

For theatre, he’s writing the book and co-writing lyrics for a musical adaptation of classic British indie movie Son of Rambow (with Miranda Cooper and Nick Coler of Girls Aloud fame). A song from the show was runner-up for the 2020 Stiles & Drewe Best New Song Prize.

Richard's one-man play Skittles was commissioned for Radio 4 as Love & Sweets, and won Best Scripted Comedy in the BBC Audio Drama Awards.

Dirty Great Love Story (co-written and co-performed with Katie Bonna) won a Fringe First (for outstanding new writing) at the Edinburgh Fringe, before transferring to New York followed by the West End.

Edinburgh hit Wingman was picked up by Big Talk Productions for UK TV then developed by CBS Studios for US TV. It has yet to be on actual TV.

He wrote the Radio 4 poetry comedy series Cardboard Heart, starring Phil Daniels, Olivia Poulet, Jemima Rooper, Rebecca Scroggs, Russell Tovey, Sam Troughton and Richard.

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Theatre

Writer 

Director Dan Coleman
Starring
  • Sara Hirsch
  • Richard Marsh
  • Comedy

    Vault Festival
    Starring
  • Ayesha Antoine
  • Felix Scott
  • Comedy 

    The Arts Theatre
    Director Boss Hogg, Dan Coleman
    BAC, Pleasance Edinburgh and London
    Director Justin Audibert
    Pleasance Theatre Edinburgh

    Radio

    Writer 

    Comedy

    Production Company Lucky Giant
    In development

    Comedy

    Production Company Lucky Giant
    Broadcaster Radio 4

    Television

    Writer 

    In development.

    Big Talk

    Writer & Creator 

    Sci-fi drama

    Slam Films
    In development

    Other

    Writer 

    Web series in development with Lucky Giant